A MAN has been stabbed in the stomach and chest
following a brawl with four bikies at a hotel in central western NSW.
The members of the Life and Death bikie gang were at a
hotel on Bandulla Street, Mendooran, when a fight started about 11.15pm (AEST)
A 41-year-old man, who wasn't a gang member, was allegedly
stabbed, sustaining wounds to his abdomen and chest.
Police and paramedics were called but all four bikies had
fled in a white van.
The injured man was taken hospital where he remains in a
stable condition, police said.
Following investigations, police went to a home at
Merrygoen with a crime scene warrant.
They allegedly discovered a white van, a small calibre
loaded five-shot pistol, knuckle dusters, a small amount of cannabis and a
Four men were arrested at the home and taken to the local
One of them has been charged with weapons and drug
offences and has been granted conditional bail to appear at Coonabarabran
Court on October 25.
The other three men have been released pending further
inquiries, police said.